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Career Paths for English Majors - A Three-Part Series- Panel One: The Current State of the Publishing Industry: Realities and Opportunities

Saturday, February 27, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Library selves with books

What are the career opportunities for English majors in today’s publishing industry? A panel of four experienced publishing professionals will discuss the state of the industry today, the availability of jobs, what skills and expertise are required to be competitive, what a book producer does, and overlooked avenues into the publishing world. Read more

Incarceration, Family Separation, and Healing: A Conversation with Susan Burton and Antoinette Carter

Wednesday, March 3, 2021 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm

Incarceration, Family Separation, and Healing

Presented by Project Rebound and Community Alternatives to 911 and co-sponsored by Africana Studies, American Indian Studies, Asian American Studies, Center for the Study of the Peoples of the Americas, Central American and Transborder Studies, Chicana/o Studies, Civil Discourse & Social Change, College of Humanities, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Communication Studies, Criminology and Justice Studies, Deaf Studies, Educational Equity Committee, Educational Leadership & Policy Studies, Educational Opportunity Program, Gender & Women’s Studies, History, Queer Studies, Office of Student Affairs, Office of the Provost, Revolutionary Scholars, and the University Student Union. Please email at least five business days prior to the event to request ASL interpreters. Read more

Call for Student Paper Submissions: Fourth CDSC Social Justice Student Conference

Friday, March 5, 2021 - 11:00pm

CALL FOR STUDENT PAPER SUBMISSIONS: FOURTH CDSC SOCIAL JUSTICE STUDENT CONFERENCE

Students: Please submit an abstract that provides a short summary (no longer than 200 words) of the content of the presentation/project/creative work. Abstract Submission Deadline: March 5th, 2021 Submit here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc0nh2vRwwFMl5Qgxcl7UNXsoUAn1wLp_o2wBeQ6uoyKrvTDg/viewform

The conference features keynote addresses by graphic novel artist Thi Bui and documentary filmmaker Ciara Lacy

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The Eighth Annual Maurice Amado Foundation Lecture in Jewish Ethics “Reading Noah's Ark in the Age of Climate Change: Jewish Stories on Gender, Disability, and the Politics of Survival” JULIA WATTS BELSER, PH.D.

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 9:30am

The Eighth Annual Maurice Amado Foundation Lecture in Jewish Ethics

In stories about Noah, his ark, the individuals who survive the flood, and those left behind, Jewish tradition reckons with questions of human hubris and survival. We will use these ancient Jewish texts along with testimony from contemporary disability communities to grapple with climate change and the question of whose lives we deem worth saving. Read more

Keith Morton Memorial Lecture with Rudy Ortega, Jr

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:30pm

Rudy Ortega, Jr., Tribal President of the Fernandeño Tatavíam Band of Mission Indians

Please join the Anthropology Department for our Annual Keith Morton Memorial Lecture with Special Guest: Rudy Ortega, Jr., Tribal President of the Fernandeño Tatavíam Band of Mission Indians. His lecture will address the history language and culture of the Fernandeño Tatavíam Band of Mission Indians, the first people of the San Fernando Valley. Get more information and RSVP for this event.

Tsuru for Solidarity and Detention Watch Network: Organizing Across Generations and Across Communities

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Tsuru for Solidarity and Detention Watch Network: Organizing Across Generations and Across Communities

Civil Discourse and Social Change is hosting an upcoming webinar on activist strategies and efforts to organize against migrant detentions and deportations. Speakers include members of Tsuru for Solidarity, JAs for Justice, and the Detention Watch Network.  The webinar addresses the role of memory in generating intergenerational and cross-racial solidarities against forced removal, incarceration and civil liberties violations. Read more

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11th Annual Maurice Amado Foundation Lecture in Jewish Ethics

Wednesday, March 13, 2024 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm

Max Strassfeld

The ancient world offers surprising insights into contemporary gender politics. Ancient Jewish texts describe a variety of sex and gender categories, which profoundly shaped Jewish ideas about law and gender beyond a simple binary. The flexible thinking in these texts shows us how to reassess our received narratives about the relationship between religion, gender, and law today. Read more